Free 4 Munshiganj canals from grabbers: HC

The High Court (HC) Monday ordered Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police of Munshiganj to free the four canals of the district from grabbers. The HC also asked them to take action against them who are involved in grabbing the cannels and to submit a progress report on March 6.

An HC bench comprising AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik and Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim issued the order as six concerned had appeared before the court on Monday.

Earlier On January 19, the HC summoned Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police, Assistant Director of Environment Department, Munshiganj and Mayor of Mirkadim municipality to appear before it to explain why they failed to recover the canals from the grabbers.

It had passed the order in response to a report published in a daily in this regard.

The HC also asked DC, SP of Munshiganj and OC of Louhajang thana to protect the canals until the final hearing of the rule.


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